Experimental Pathology Graduate Program

Course of Study for the Experimental Pathology Graduate Program

Key: I = Fall;   II = Spring;   III = Summer;   A = Annual;   B = Biennial.

BBSC Core Courses-Year 1Course DirectorCourse NumberTerm/Year
BiochemistryPettitt/SmithBBSC 6401I/A
General Laboratory Safety
BrocardBBSC 6131I/A
Laboratory Biosafety & Biocontainment BrocardBBSC 6132I/A
Small Sampling of Big Data
JupiterBBSC 6130III/A
Cell BiologyOberhauserBBSC 6302I/A
Responsible Conduct in Biomedical ResearchToliver-KinskyBBSC 6129I, II, III/A
Molecular Biology & GeneticsBouyer/MartinezBBSC 6403II/A
BiostatisticsSprattBBSC 6222II/A
Laboratory RotationsToliver-KinskyBBSC 6043I, II, III/A
Experimental Path Program-Year 1Course DirectorCourse NumberTerm/Year
Principles of Laboratory BiosafetyBrocardBBSC 6217I, III/A
Frontiers of Infectious DiseasesMcBridePATH 6145I, II/A
Basic Human Pathobiology-ToxBoor/KhanPATH 6376II/A
Basic Human Pathobiology-ID orOlanoPATH 6286III/A
Functional Histology and PathobiologyOlanoPATH 6436II/A
Program Electives (3 cr)   
Experimental Path Program-Year 2Course DirectorCourse NumberTerm/Year
Intro to Competitive Grant WritingVasilakis/Sahni PATH 6279I/A
ExPath Trainee Work in ProgressSahni/Freiberg/Thangamani/SarathyPATH 6115I,II/A
Research in PathologyMcBridePATH 6097I,II,III/A
Frontiers of Infectious DiseasesMcBridePATH 6145I or II/A
Program Electives (3 cr)   
Program ElectivesCourse DirectorCourse NumberTerm/Year
Introduction to VaccinologyMilligan/BournePATH 6161I/A
Workshop in PhylogeneticsTBDPATH 6211I/B
Cellular Microbiology & DiseaseAguilar/SahniPATH 6289I/A
General VirologyBenteMICR 6403I/A
Foundations of VirologyTBDPATH 6140II/A
Tropical Infectious Diseases and BiodefenseMelby/TraviPATH 6318II/B
Advanced ImmunologyEndsley/MilliganMICR 6408I/A
Teaching Skills & Course Devel.AronsonPATH 6101/6102II,III/B
Biology of Arthropod Dis VectorsThangamaniPATH 6112III/B
Fundamentals of InflammationHawkins/ReyesMidori-Horiuti/BBSC 6210III/A
Vaccine Development PathwayBourne/MilliganBBSC 6219III/A
Cellular & Molecular Mechanisms in Health & Disease Singh/VargasCELL 6401III/A
Pathogenic BacteriologyTorres/MotinMICR 6315III/A
Clinical Microbiology PracticumWilliams-Bouyer/LoeffelholzPATH 6123I,II,III/A
Research RotationsMcBride PATH 6012I,II,III/A
ThesisMcBridePATH 6098I,II,III/A
DissertationMcBridePATH 6099I,II,III/A
Seminar in PathologyMcBridePATH 6195I,II,III/A
Special TopicsMcBridePATH 6000I,II,III/A